18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Greensboro
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta online route planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip builder site .

Greensboro to Washington DC is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and de Young Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online route planner .

Getting from Washington DC to San Francisco by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique
Asian Art Museum ©
Asian Art Museum

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then identify plant and animal life at Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet, and wander the streets of The Strip.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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